Regular Faculty

James Ford III, chair (spring)

Associate Professor 

B.A., Morehouse College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame 

Ross Lerner

Assistant Professor

B.A., Haverford College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

Warren Montag

Brown Family Professor in Literature

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School

Leila Neti

Associate Professor

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Irvine 

Raul Villa


B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Jean Wyatt


A.B., Pomona College; Ph.D., Harvard University